TMS Honor Roll— Jan. 20

Tucumcarl Middle School Honor Roll second nine weeks Gold Sixth Grade Aeayla Arguello Destiny Belanger Devin Chavez Reece Goldston Dominick Jasper Emily Lisabelle Alexis Miller Amber Owen Seventh Grade Natalie Hayes Nathaniel Mardo Stephen Salas Eight Grade Brittany Benton Aaliyah Brown Alizah Martinez Joseph Martinez Tianna Peterson Alejandra Andrade-Plascencia Jackson Rogers Ashley Shipley Silver Sixth […]

Office dedicated in honor of slain D.A.

Left, Chipper Breen and Nola Hendrickson, nephew and niece of Victor C. Breen, were present
Monday for the first donation toward a memorial to honor their uncle who was served as the 10th
Judicial District Attorney for 20 years until he was murdered on Dec. 1, 1971 outside his home in
Tucumcari. District Attorney Tim Rose, right, presents the donation to commissioners Franklin
McCasland, Sue Dowell and Mike Cherry.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Tenth Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose received permission Monday from the Quay County Commission to dedicate and rename the new office on South Lake street in honor of former district attorney Victor C. Breen. “I feel like this is a fitting tribute to Victor C. Breen, a man who […]

Municipal election’s candidates, officials confirmed

Staff Report The Tucumcari City Commission has approved the ballot for the upcoming election set for March 1. Early voting will run Feb. 10-26 at City Hall. Commission seats in districts 1, 2 and 3 are up election for four-year terms. The candidates for these districts — and the order they will appear on the […]

McCasland retains commission chair

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer In a business-as-usual meeting, Franklin McCasland was retained as chair of the Quay County Commission in a unanimous vote Monday. Highlighting the meeting was the acknowledgment by the public and commissioners for the work done during the winter storm Goliath on Dec. 26-27 by Quay County Emergency Manager Curtis Simpson, […]

What’s Happening—Jan. 13

Thursday City Commission Work Session: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall City offices will be closed on Jan. 18 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 20 Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Jan. 25 Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Library Advisory Board: 5:15 […]

Menus—Jan. 13

The following are the menus for the senior centers and schools in Quay County for Jan. 14- Jan. 20. Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Thursday Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber salad, beets, spice cake Friday Ham and cheese sandwich, three bean salad, cottage cheese, peaches, sugar cookie Monday Closed in Observance of […]

Insurance workshop planned

Staff Report Two public informational events will be held on Jan. 14, by BeWellnm, the official state marketplace for New Mexicans to shop, buy, and compare health plans, at the Tucumcari Conventer Center. The free events will provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about the changes in federal law affecting health insurance and […]

Thomas Garcia: Remembering an uncle, friend, good man

By Thomas Garcia QCS Columnist Last week my family and I said “until next time” to my uncle Steve Garcia as we laid him to rest on a cold Saturday morning. While it was a very somber moment, we were reminded to celebrate his life, remember the good man he was and how he touched […]

Menus— Jan. 6

The following are the menus for the senior centers and schools in Quay County for  Jan. 7-13. Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Thursday Chicken tomato bake, carrots and peas, whole wheat roll, margarine, banana, strawberries, grapes Friday Egg salad sandwich, rye bread, broccoli, orange, vanilla ice cream Monday Chicken fried steak, mashed […]

What’s Happening— Jan. 6

Today Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Jan. 11 Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse City Offices Jan. 14 City Commission Work Session: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall City offices will be closed on Jan. 18 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 20 Tucumcari/Quay […]